North Cascades Highway snow clearing begins

TWISP — Work has started on clearing State Route 20 (North Cascades Highway) of snow, with a goal of opening it by the first weekend in May. Washington State Department of Transportation crews may even ...

Western clothing store opens on Guide north of Pole Road

LYNDEN — Cattlelac Cowgirl, a clothing store with a western twist, has opened at 6934 Guide Meridian Rd. north of Pole Road. Owner and consultant Shelly Crabtree said she is a “cowgirl who saw the ...

Jansen Art Center to celebrate opening of two-month-long Spring Showcase on April 19

LYNDEN — The Jansen Art Center’s new Spring Showcase will cover almost every wall in the building. Running April 10 through June 27, the work includes the media of painting, tile art, wood carving, ...
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Still forging ahead after 50 years

LYNDEN — When Ken Stremler was 19, he had a rough day at work at Snow Ford Sales, cutting his head on the under side of a car and smashing his finger with a tool in quick succession. By lunch break he ...

Western men into National Semifinals; Women lose in semifinals but offer tribute to NV grad Erika Ramstead

The day after the Western Washington University women lost in its National Semifinals basketball bid, the men advanced to the semifinals by defeating Florida Southern University 96-82 in Louisville on ...

Western women use overtime to advance to National Semifinals

The Western Washington University women’s basketball team needed overtime on Tuesday, but earned an 80-76 win over Nova Southeastern University (Florida) to reach Wednesday’s national semifinals. ...

McDonald’s to make cosmetic changes

LYNDEN — If McDonald’s has its way, the Lynden restaurant will look a lot more like a standard store than one that meshes with the rest of the Lynden Towne Plaza east of Guide Meridian. The restaurant ...

Chad Chambers opens used car lot at Guide-Pole intersection

LYNDEN — Chad Chambers Auto Sales, located at the intersection of Guide Meridian and Pole roads, opened a week ago as a “full-service” used car lot. Chambers, part of the family that owned and operated ...

Annual Men’s Night Out event moves to Saturday for 2013

LYNDEN — Men’s Night Out will switch formats this year, moving from a Friday evening event to an eight-hour timeframe on Saturday, April 13. The noon to 8 p.m. event in the Henry Jansen Building at ...
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Lightcatcher designer’s life work featured within walls he helped create

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Museum’s Lightcatcher building serves as its flagship piece of art, an entire building showcasing not only the exhibits inside, but also the art of architecture. And now the ...